A. Ferne Beal Cyr, 1932 - 2013

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A. Ferne Beal Cyr died peacefully in her sleep at the Hospice House in Auburn, Monday August 5, 2013, after a year long battle with pancreatic cancer. Ferne was born in Augusta on May 13, 1932, to Cedric E. Beal and Ella Rae Richardson Beal. She grew up in the Bath and Woolwich area and graduated from Morse High School in 1950. She married Henry G. Cyr on June 25, 1955. He died on December 5, 1985. She retired from Liberty Mutual Ins Co after 18 years of service. She enjoyed doing many arts and crafts and was an avid reader. Ferne will be sadly missed by her family - children, Deborah J Hilliard and husband Danny of Stuart, FL, Steve R. Cyr of Greene, Robert H Cyr and wife Leigh of Minot, four granddaughters, Jessica Belanger and husband Marc of Lewiston, Christina Helms and husband Chad of Minot, Lindsay and Courtney Cyr of Minot and four great-grandchildren, Alexis and Chloe Helms and Aiden and Maxwell Belanger. She is also survived by her sister, Sharon Kane of Ellsworth, brother Arlington Beal of Las Vegas, NV, brother James Widdecombe of Portland, sister-in-law Diane Bechard and husband Julian of Waterville, brother-in-law Ralph Cyr and wife Annette of Pittsford, NY, a great-aunt, Delores Conway of Augusta, and many cousins, nieces and nephews. Ferne was predeceased by her parents, husband, and sister Sandra Mcgrath. 


Funeral Notice


CYR, Ferne, 81, of Lewiston, died in Auburn on August 5, 2013. Visitation will be held at the funeral home on Wednesday, 7 - 9 PM. Services will be at the funeral home on Thursday, 10 AM. Interment, St. Peter’s Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the Greater Androscoggin Humane Society, 55 Strawberry Ave., Lewiston, ME 04240, or the Androscoggin Home Care & Hospice, The Hospice House Fund, Development Department, 15 Strawberry Avenue, Lewiston, Maine 04240.

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